MS involves the disruption of flow of information from the brain to the rest of the body often slowing down the patient. Unlike other auto immune disorders, MS cannot be detected immediately.
Author: Katherine Abraham
India currently has one of the highest rates of student suicides in the world. Depression is now a household term.
Rahul has slowly steered people to believe that there is a morally upright and sensitive human in the garb of an influencer within him.
In the wake of the recent terror attack in Pulwama, India saw an unjustified agitation in various parts of the country where various politically motivated activists took to the streets and forced out young Kashmiri students out of their rented homes after threatening their landlords. One story from ‘The Wire’[Read More…]
Dear Madam, At the outset, let me clarify, our paths haven’t crossed before neither online nor offline and for both our sakes, I hope it never does. I decided to understand your profile a little before I wrote to you, half- expecting to be met with a description that read[Read More…]
Mithi was rechristened as the capital of Tharparkar as late as 1990.
“An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to children alleged and found to be in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection by catering to their basic needs through proper care, protection, development, treatment, social re-integration, by adopting a child-friendly approach in the adjudication[Read More…]
At the outset let me begin by saying my fascination to learn the fundamentals of Hinduism is not new nor out of place. I am a devout Seventh Day Adventist who apart from studying the Bible in detail by virtue of it being my own religion, have also completed my[Read More…]
As I sit by the window of my office, perched on the fourth floor of one of Pune’s busiest commercial areas, I observe a little girl around 9 years old in her school uniform, with a packet of chips, run along the newly constructed footpath and as I smile at[Read More…]
A 16-year-old Muslim is killed and people are out on the streets, a young girl is raped and we have a candle light protest. All I want to know is how much has it helped? After the Nirbhaya rape and murder case, we had people thronging the streets, but what[Read More…]
At the outset please note that the my intention is not to hurt the sentiments of any community or sect. I am, in fact, amazed that I need to write this article in the hope of bringing fellow citizens back in focus. The utter ridiculousness that we, as a country, have been[Read More…]
Dear Sir, I am writing this Open letter to you with the confidence that even a young person can approach you directly. In India, we follow the age-old tradition that if a member of the family errs, it is better to approach the Head of the Family to resolve the[Read More…]
The recent developments of a member of Parliament slippering a commoner needs to be taken as an eye – opener for the country. To vote a person must be an Indian and 18 years of age. A voter however is only a person of interest till the elections are done.[Read More…]
An old quote by Thomas Wolfe reads, “Culture is the Arts elevated to a set of Beliefs.” The recent ban on “Jallikattu” a sport that has often been equated to the exuberance of the ancient Tamil culture and a symbol of Tamil pride has evoked a wide range of comments[Read More…]
An old joke when I was growing up is that men always took to their heels with the “M” word. This has slowly and steadily changed. Today men and women are not running from the M word but the C word. Commitment issues are way more disparaging than having a[Read More…]
Dear Indian, I’m sorry. Dear You, This letter is only for the rational, thinking Indian. Everyone else please don’t waste your time. I’ve been told to refrain from writing my thoughts as there could be “repercussions” but I believe I still live in a democracy where my right to speech[Read More…]
If you are a young boy or girl reading this you just mentally visualised this scene and if you are a parent your just about scandalised with the title. I’ve been taught from my earliest years by my parents and subsequently been scolded and given the occasional tap on the[Read More…]
Over the past few days, Indian actress Ramya has been under fire for speaking in favour of our neighbours. So atrocious were her words that there is a case of “Sedition” filed against her. Her crime: To speak a truth that is unwanted in the Indian diaspora currently. I am[Read More…]